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June 2017 Employment Classified Ads

Last update: June 16, 2017


At Terra Nova Nurseries in Canby, Oregon, we are looking for an assertive Plant Breeder with inventive ideas and abilities to develop and help us transform the market. We specialize in plant breeding and development of new herbaceous ornamental plants. Qualifications include an M.S. degree in plant breeding or closely related field with work experience in plant breeding, interest in developing new cultivars and knowledge of horticulture and botany is essential. Tissue culture experience a plus. Applicant must be able to design, manage and execute multiple projects involving field, greenhouse and laboratory breeding programs. Send resume and cover letter to


J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is currently looking for an experienced manager to coordinate day-to-day operations of our B&B Dept. in Boring, Oregon. Qualified candidates should have hands-on experience with production of B&B ornamentals and conifers. Individual is responsible for plant growth, health, and all cultural techniques and must be an organized team player capable of supervising others. Prior nursery experience is essential.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus. Must have a valid driver's license and good driving record. Excellent benefit package. This is a full-time position, wage DOE.

Send resumes to: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co, Attn: HR, PO Box 189 Boring, OR 97009 or apply online:


East Fork Cultivars is a Clean Green Certified, OLCC Tier II licensed recreational cannabis producer located in the picturesque Illinois River Valley in Takilma, Oregon. Founded in 2015, the farm is committed to growing premium quality, sungrown, CBD-rich cannabis while maintaining a resolute commitment to environmental and social responsibility.

We're seeking a talented, passionate and self-directed Cultivation and Crew Manager to join our team. The Cultivation and Crew Manager oversees all plant-related activity and manages a small team of farm technicians. Cultivation activities vary by season but include field preparation, planting, irrigation and fertilization, pruning, trellising, pest and disease management, harvesting, drying, curing, processing and packaging. Crew management activities include setting team schedules, training staff and overseeing quality control across varied tasks.

Please click on the following link for a complete job description and to apply for the position.


Blue Heron Farm, a wholesale nursery in Corvallis, Oregon, is seeking to hire a person to fill a customer service position. Duties will include helping customers with orders and shipping. Must have good computer and communication skills, be well organized, detail oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment. Prior nursery experience is preferred but not required. Please send your resume to


J. Frank Schmidt Nursery is a progressive wholesale nursery growing shade, ornamental, and flowering trees. We are seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual as a nursery tree grower on our 1000-acre farm in Canby, OR. Qualified candidates should have a college degree or equivalent horticulture/management experience, good communication skills, and demonstrated people management skills. Conversational bilingual Spanish is required.

This is a unique opportunity for the right individual to join our dynamic team of professionals in a challenging and fast-paced environment. Wage DOE including comprehensive benefits package.

Send, fax or email resume to: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co., Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 189, Boring, OR 97009. Fax: 503-512-2209; Email:


Wholesale deciduous tree nursery located in Milton-Freewater, Oregon is seeking a full-time, experienced grower. Must be hands-on with direct experience in planting, growing, and harvesting deciduous trees.

Applicant must be fluent in Spanish and English, both reading and writing, and have proven supervisory/management skills. Ideal candidate will be self-motivated and quality driven, be honest, a team player, trustworthy and possess a high work ethic standard. Five plus years of horticultural education and/or work related experience is preferred. Valid driver's license required. Wage DOE with full company benefits.

Mail, fax or email resume to: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. Attn: Human Resources PO Box 189 Boring, OR 97009; Fax: (503) 512-2209; Email:


Head Grower position in Mount Vernon, WA. Position requirements: irrigation management, fertility and media management, control environmental conditions of crops, supervise transplanting, general culture and harvest of crops. Grow liners, space management, ensure safety best practices and quality leadership.

Responsibilities: Manage multiple projects simultaneously, maintain steady use of sound judgment, supervise other growers, strong leadership with sense of urgency, effective communication and sense of strategy for business plans, growth and profitability.

The Head Grower will hold a degree in Horticulture or equivalent with 5 years' experience, bilingual in English/Spanish, strong background in quality growing, have high expectations and a keen eye for continuous improvement as well as LEAN experience.

To apply: send cover letter, resume and salary expectations to


Oregon's premier landscape construction and maintenance company is now hiring. Please contact Will at 503-209-2226 via text message and/or email your resume to to apply.

HELP WANTEDPosted 6/2/17

For jobs and key employees throughout California and the Northwest, call Florasearch, Inc. You know us. For more than three decades we have been bringing together key people and excellent companies in the nursery and greenhouse industries and allied trades. Check our references. Confidential. Employer pays fee.

Florasearch, Inc.
1740 Lake Markham Rd.
Sanford, FL 32771
Ph (407) 320-8177
Fx (407) 320-8083


HELP WANTEDPosted 6/2/17

Loen Nursery, Inc. – Wholesale Growers & Suppliers of High Quality Plants We are always looking for career oriented skilled staff. Our operations include wholesale growing, shipping, landscape contractor sales, and retail nursery. If you have the interest and skills needed to be a part of our team, please apply. We are growers of container and field grown ornamentals.

We are looking for people in the following areas:

  • Sales / Customer Service (Wholesale/Retail)
  • Production / Growers / Supervisors
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Inventory / Office Management and Admin / Purchasing
  • Pesticide / IPM Managers and Applicators
  • Irrigation Management / Skilled Laborers
  • Outside sales throughout U.S. and Canada
  • Controller / Accounting Manager
  • Horticultural Website Developer

Applicants with specific work experience or education in the nursery industry is desired. Computer skills, Spanish / English bilingual, plant ID knowledge and equipment operation skills also preferred.

Pay commensurate with experience. Benefits to include: Paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, medical and dental insurance. Respond with resume to to the specific job for which you qualify.

For more information, please visit us online at


Want to take your horticulture career to the international level? We are the fastest growing nursery company in the world, working to mitigate the pollution in China. We are a start-up company that operates at a very quick pace with operations in Hangzhou, Haining, Jinan, and Shuyang.

We are currently looking for an expert grower who will be focused on the nursery in Jinan.

  • Looking for qualified individuals with a minimum of one-year production experience
  • College degree preferred
  • Amazing team environment
  • Make a difference in the world
  • Potential to earn mind-blowing wages

Please email cover letter and resume to with Blind Box Q in the subject line.


Hines Growers, a major supplier of wholesale nursery stock in the Pacific Northwest, is searching for a full-time Maintenance Team Lead to work at our Forest Grove, Oregon facility.

Job duties include overseeing the repairing and servicing of equipment used in the production of nursery stock and general maintenance responsibilities on HVAC and irrigation pumps. Also assists with the operation of the Mechanic shop. After three months, the Maintenance Team Lead position will develop into a "hands-on" supervisory position of the Maintenance and Mechanic Teams.

Candidate must have effective verbal and written communications, be detail-oriented with an ability to relate to and work with people of all ages, social and ethnic backgrounds. Also must have a high school diploma, be able to lift 50 pounds unassisted and work in an indoor/outdoor environment.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to

MERCHANDISERS Posted 6/16/17

Merchandisers needed to assist with daily maintenance of outdoor garden plants at multiple store locations for mid-sized wholesale grower in Portland. Duties include watering, moving, consolidating and cleaning of plants and display areas. Also assisting with building tables, displays, monitoring plant signage and answering customers’ plant questions.

Must be reliable and detail-oriented, able to work independently and as part of a team. Must also be enthusiastic and dedicated self-starters who enjoy working with plants and are willing to learn. Experience in retail or wholesale nursery industry is desirable but not necessary. Valid driver’s license and working cell phone are required.

Please send your resume and cover letter to with Blind Box P in the subject line.


Are you a highly motivated, energetic person looking for the opportunity to join a business leader in the Oregon nursery industry? J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. is recruiting for a National Sales Manager due to an approaching retirement. We are an industry leader in providing the highest quality bare root and containerized shade, ornamental, and flowering trees in North America and internationally.

The successful applicant should have a minimum of 5 years' experience in sales management in an agriculturally-related business, be enthusiastic, be a people person, have a half-full-glass vision, be willing to join the company's upper management team, and possess a strong working knowledge of computers, inventory, and sales management techniques.

The position is located in Boring, Oregon and oversees the Customer Service Dept. and 10 outside sales reps. The nursery celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2016 and offers an excellent benefit package for its 400+ employees. Wage is DOE.

Qualified applicants should send their resume with cover letter to or fax (503-512-2209) or mail to P.O. Box 189, Boring, OR 97009.


Motivated, organized, responsible, 2-3 years working knowledge of plant propagation from seed & other sources. Must have a valid Oregon driver's license & clean safety records. Bilingual & Pesticide license a plus. Salary depending on experience. Email resume to: or call 503-651-3535 to apply.


Grow your career! Fall Creek Farm & Nursery has an immediate leadership opportunity for an experienced manager. Position is responsible for nursery operations including plant production, crop maintenance and creating a collaborative and safe work environment.

Bachelor's degree, plant production experience and supervisory skills required. If you have a passion for leading teams and producing quality plants, send resume to


Village Nurseries seeks manager to oversee production and logistics operations of 250-acre farm in Sacramento, CA. Manages all operations from assembling to shipping orders for our customers. The ideal candidate has strengths in lean manufacturing or Kaizen, team building, shipping, manufacturing (planning and organizing). Bilingual Spanish preferred. Base annual salary of $50,000 or more D.O.E. with bonus, incentives, vacation, sick leave, holidays, medical/dental benefits, and 401(k) plan. Interested parties should email resume to Mark Marriott at

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